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  • Apr 26 2010
  • 26 Apr 2010

Ask A Worthologist Question: Carl Kauba Bronze

Jarvis C. sent a question in to WorthPiont’s “Ask a Worthologist” service, writing: “This piece belonged to my grandfather and over the years it was […]

  • Apr 26 2010
  • 26 Apr 2010

What Makes ‘Auction Wally’ Tick, Pick?

Walt Kolenda is a busy man, indeed. Probably better known as “Auction Wally,” Kolenda has turned his love for and knowledge of auctions, antiques and […]

  • Apr 20 2010
  • 20 Apr 2010

Where’s Will? Postcards from the Edge of the Collecting World

COLUMBUS, Ohio – There has been a spirited conversation in the comment sections of some of our WorthPoint articles about whether collecting is in danger of […]

  • Apr 20 2010
  • 20 Apr 2010

Long-Legged Lovelies: Steiff’s Iconic Lulac-Style Animals

The Steiff Company has always been a pioneer in the toy industry. Steiff is best known for creating the first jointed Teddy bear in 1902, […]

  • Apr 19 2010
  • 19 Apr 2010

The Press Back – The Art of Chair Decoration without Carving

The carving of 17th-century “Sunflower” chests explains a lot about the ins and outs of New England Colonial carving of the time. They highlight the […]

  • Apr 19 2010
  • 19 Apr 2010

Ask A Worthologist Question: Currier & Ives Print

John S. had what he believed to be an antiqueCurrier & Ives print, but didn’t know much more than what was printed at the bottom […]

  • Apr 13 2010
  • 13 Apr 2010

Furniture Labels: Telling the Makers, Retailers and Associations Apart

Furniture making in America in the 19th century ranged from the small shop, like that of Duncan Phyfe in downtown New York at the turn […]

  • Apr 13 2010
  • 13 Apr 2010

Motion Pictures That Chronicle Circus Life Mix Collectible Categories

Circus life is a natural for motion pictures. Old movies give us rare glimpses of long-gone, circus performers and their lifestyle. We can see first-hand […]

  • Apr 5 2010
  • 5 Apr 2010

What Makes It a ‘Civil War Watch’ vs. a ‘Civil War Relic?’

It may seem you’d need to be very gullible to believe what many sellers put in their descriptions, namely that every other key-wound pocket watch […]

  • Mar 29 2010
  • 29 Mar 2010

Salvador Dali Sterling Silver ‘Easter Christ’ Plate

A reader from Oshkosh, Wis. Writes: “After my parents died, I inherited a 1972 Lincoln Mint, Salvador Dali, sterling silver, Easter plate entitled “Easter Christ.” […]